Raju Lama Biography (Who is Raju Lama?)
Raju Lama is one of the most popular Nepali singers, songwriters, and composers. He is born on 16 March 1978 in Baruwa 1 Sindhupalchok, Nepal. He is the Lead Vocalist of the musical band Mongolian Heart.
His work involves songs in Nepali, Tibetan, Tamang, and many more languages. Every person should love his vocal, composition, stage performance, cuteness, attitude, and humbleness. He is a down-to-earth person and an inspiration for every new generation.
|Nepali (नेपाली)||राजु लामा|
|Date of Birth||16th March 1978|
|Birth Place||Baruwa, Sindhupalchok, Nepal|
|Current Residence||Bauddha, Kathmandu, Nepal/New York, USA|
|Parents||Sukhbir Lama and Yangchun Lama|
|Sister||One (Lhamu Lama)|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter, Composer|
|Genre||Flock, Slow Rock, and Pop|
|Band Established||1993 – Present|
|Labels||Music Nepal, Reeyaz Music, Criss Creations|
|Debut Song||Badaluma Luki Basne|
|First Hit Songs||Ohei Nana Ohei Nana, Natanuta Tanu lLagne, Ubho Ubho Khasa, Badal Pari.|
|Inspiration Male Singer||Arun Thapa|
|Inspiration Female Singer||Aruna Lama|
|Favorite New Nepali Female Singer||Trishna Gurung, Swoopna Suman, All new generation singers are favorite.|
Raju Lama Childhood & Musical Career:
Raju Lama was born in Baruwa 1, Sindhupalchok to parents Sukhbir Lama and Yangchun Lama. Then he moved over to Kathmandu with his sister at the tender age of five. In Kathmandu, he started his early education and completed his SLC (School Leaving Certificate) from Siddhartha Vanasthali School.
His school years were the formative years of his career as he performed many times at school shows like he started to sing a song from class one, at that time he didn’t have any music gadget and instrument but he really passionate about music watched a TV show in friend home, remember the lyrics and practice himself.
Continuously drawing his inspiration from the veteran singer late Arun Thapa and Aruna Lama. His performance soon caught everyone’s attention. One day his school teacher suggested him to go to music class and he joined the class at Sadhana Kala Kendra but only for a month because he didn’t have much time to focus on study and music class and he left music class.
In his final years of school, he founded the Mongolian Heart Band in 1992 with his schoolmates to do something in music. Mongolian Heart started recording commercially in 1993 with Raju Lama as the lead singer.
At that time he was only 14 years old and his band releases a new album Soltini (1994). When his young age he once aspired to join the British army, he also wanted to get into a technical line as a professional.
However, his passion for music dragged him away from them. He gave up the idea and continues to strive for his passion and start to working with the band. They released another album in 1997, titled Mongolian Heart, that gave them much more popularity among the audience.
He gives his sister Lhamu Lama all the credit for his success, name, and fame. Nurturing him from the age of five, she has been his constant support in all his endeavors to what he is today.
Besides the music, he loves to take photographs, make new friends, travel, and visit places, generating a new idea which he gets to do quite a bit through his performance in various countries worldwide like the USA, UK, Australia, Japan, Korea, Hongkong, Dubai, and so many other countries.
There are many children who are unrecognized from education and Raju Lama Foundation works to promote education in rural communities in Nepal. He did many shows for charities. It particularly specializes in building and providing material for students to be able to receive an education. Raju Lama a firm believer in God, also actively works through the Greenlife Buddhist Society Nepal, and an NGO involved in social service, and Nepal Tamang Art and Culture Centre.
Raju Lama Wife, Family, Children:
Raju Lama was married to a Tibetan woman in 2069 BS and now has a 6-year-old daughter. All of his family has been living in New York USA.
Raju doesn’t want to reveal much about his wife and daughter because his family is not very media-friendly. But Raju has promised to bring the whole family including his wife to Nepal after some time and introduce them to all of us.
Mongolian Heart Band Members:
|Raju Lama||Vocalist, Songwriter, Composer, Guitar|
|Boby Lama||Rhythm Guitar, Manager, Back Vocalist|
|Kiran Nagarkoti||Lead Guitar|
|Pawan Kapali||Bass Guitar|
|Babu Raj Maharjan||Madal, Percussion|
|Santosh Thapa Magar||Drum|
|Dhipendra Man Singh||Keyboard|
Awards and Nomination:
- Sajjan Smriti Pop Song Competition – 1996
- Winner band
- Best Vocal (Nepal) – 1996
- Best Composition Award – 1996
- Music Nepal Gold Award – 1996
- Largest Selling Album of the year – Hits FM Award – 2002
- Best Performance by Group or Duo – Aha Pop Music Award – 2002
- Best Performance by Group or Duo – Music Nepal Award – 2002 – 2003
- Largest Selling Album of the Year – Kantipur FM Annual Award – 2002, 2003, and 2004.
- Most Air Played Song (Nepal) – Image Award – 2007
- Soltani – 1994
- Mongolian Heart – 1996
- Mongolian Heart Volume 2 – 1999
- Mongolian Heart Volume 2 – 2002
- Mongolian Heart Solid Gold – 2004
- Donbo Tamang Album – 2004
- Mongolian Heart Volume 4 – 2006
- Mongolian Heart Volume 5 – 2009
- Mongolian Heart Volume 6 – 2012
- Mongolian Heart Volume 7 – 2018
Raju Lama FAQ’s
Yes, Raju Lama is married. was married to a Tibetan woman in 2069 BS.
Baruwa 1, Sindhupalchok
43 years (March 16, 1978)
Raju Lama was married to a Tibetan woman in 2069 BS and now has a 6-year-old daughter.